Category: Blog

What Are the Benefits of Invisalign?

Posted on August 10, 2022

When you first meet someone, one of the first things you notice is their smile. Smiles build confidence and make people feel good. Many people with tooth issues opt for orthodontic treatment to achieve a perfect smile. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, 50-75% of people could benefit from orthodontic treatment. During orthodontic treatment,… Read more »

How to Ease Orthodontic Anxiety

Posted on April 19, 2022

According to studies, in America, over 3.9 million orthodontic patients are children. Most orthodontists recommend that children have their first appointment by the age of seven years. Thereafter, regular oral visits are necessary to ensure healthy teeth. However, fear of the orthodontist can get in the way of this. Even some adults get anxious when… Read more »

Everything to Know About Adult Braces

Posted on March 11, 2022

You’re never too old to get your teeth straightened! Approximately four million Americans wear braces, and about 25% are adults. Adult braces are becoming more popular for many reasons. For some, it’s cosmetic, but there are numerous health reasons for getting braces as an adult. If you’ve ever wondered whether adult braces are an option… Read more »

How to Choose The Right Orthodontist

Posted on February 7, 2022

Your smile is one of your most important attributes. This is why it can be quite stressful if you are having problems with the way your teeth look. One of the best ways to solve this would be to see an orthodontist. Read on to find out how you can select the best orthodontist. Check… Read more »

Warning Signs Your Child Needs to See An Orthodontist

Posted on January 13, 2022

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, your child’s initial orthodontic evaluation should be when they reach seven years old. After that, your child should go for orthodontist check-ups at least twice every year. Regular orthodontist appointments are relevant in identifying dental issues and managing them early on. Here are five warning signs your child… Read more »

6 Benefits of Braces for Adults

Posted on December 16, 2021

For a while, there has been a general misconception that braces are only for kids. However, most people are starting to understand that braces for adults can also be highly beneficial. In fact, according to the American Association of Orthodontists, one in every three orthodontic patients are adults. Here are six benefits of braces for… Read more »

How to Find an Affordable Orthodontist You can Trust

Posted on November 3, 2021

While many of us automatically begin seeing dentists as babies, under the guidance of our parents, orthodontists are another issue entirely. People often don’t begin seeing orthodontists until they are told to do so by their family dentists. This is even though there is quite a high need for orthodontic care in the country. Right… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Braces

Posted on October 18, 2021

It is estimated that between 50 to 75% of people could benefit from orthodontic treatment. If your dentist has recommended braces, you may have been hesitant because you’re unsure about what to expect. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be a scary decision. Here is everything you need to know before starting treatment. 1. There Is… Read more »

The “New Normal” of Orthodontics After Coronavirus

Posted on June 24, 2020

It’s no secret that the spread of COVID-19 has drastically changed how we all live today. Now that many businesses are finally allowed to re-open, it’s time to attend your first orthodontic appointment. To help you prepare for the “new normal,” Orthodontist Dr. Francisco Garcia at Garcia Orthodontics will explain a few changes you can expect… Read more »

Wait! Why You Shouldn’t Brush Your Teeth Immediately After Eating

Posted on June 2, 2020

Part of maintaining good oral hygiene is making sure to brush your teeth multiple times throughout the day. While most of us know to brush after eating, how soon is too soon? In order to answer that question, Dr. Francisco Garcia at Garcia Orthodontics will first explain the science behind tooth structure. Understanding this will help… Read more »